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Trial date set for district attorney case

A trial date has been set in the case against Sixth Judicial District Attorney Francesca Estevez, and prosecutors from the Attorney General's Office will have the opportunity to inspect a tire that is evidence in the case, a Las Cruces District Court judge ruled on Friday. District Court Judge Dougl

THE SILVER CITY DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Lawsuit is filed against Silver City Police Department

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The town of Silver City and its police department failed to stop a police captain from stalking his ex-girlfriend despite a number of complaints, and his violent behavior eventually led to her death, according to a lawsuit in federal court. In the lawsuit, which moved to U.S. Dis

SILVER CITY SUN NEWS - 2017-11-17 21:44:12

Law Enforcement: Silver City Police Blotter

Accident with Injuries: Police responded to a van accident on the Hudson Bridge. Larceny: A walk-in at SCPD reported some chaps and a passport were taken from a residence in the 2800 block of Mann Drive. Panhandlers: Ace Hardware on East Highway 180 advised a male/female couple were bothering custom

SILVER CITY SUN NEWS - 2017-11-17 20:30:15

More than just a Thanksgiving dinner

Above, Debbie Nennich slices cake at her company's 13th annual 'A Time for Sharing' event. (Press Staff Photo by Benjamin Fisher) The holidays are a time for rejoicing and being with others, whether it be friends, family, neighbors or co-workers. W&N Enterprises' annual Thanksgiving dinner does just

THE SILVER CITY DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Opponents rally against Air Force plan

U.S. Air Force officials and the Grant County Commission weren't the only people who had their say at the commission's special meeting regarding a proposed extension of F-16 jet training flyovers from Holloman Air Force Base Tuesday night. More than 200 people gathered for a rally preceding the meet


Bayard Elementary hosts food drive to be distributed to school's students

Each class at Bayard Elementary School was assigned a food item and the students collected those items to make 15 food baskets that will go to students at the school. The turkeys were sponsored by community members including Bayard Police Department Chief Willie Kerin, Joe at Lalo's Copper Clippers,


'Lino' doing fine at nursing home

DEMING - Retired Deming Headlight street vendor Lino Chavez has been recuperating from an August, 7, accident at the Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home in Deming. On a Monday evening, Aug. 7, Chavez, 51, was crossing East Florida Street at 8:40 p.m. A 2005 Mazda four-door sedan traveling westbound struck


Christmas tree cutting permits are available to purchase Monday

SILVER CITY - Permits for cutting Christmas trees on the Gila National Forest will again be available at all ranger district offices starting Monday, Nov. 20. Families can obtain their permit and cut the family Christmas tree during the Thanksgiving holiday along with any visiting family or friends


Female robber grabbed cash at Monticello Jeff Bank branch, cops said

MONTICELLO - Village police are looking for a woman who, police said, held up a Jeff Bank branch in Monticello Saturday morning and made off with an undetermined amount of cash. Police said the holdup occurred about 10 a.m. at the Jeff Bank branch at 19 Forestburgh Road. They said the woman passed a

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-18 20:39:45

Monticello schools to offer up $100M project for vote

MONTICELLO - The Monticello School District plans to put a $100 million capital project to renovate the high school and all elementary schools before voters in December. The two-phase project also includes the reopening of Cornelius Duggan Elementary School, which was closed in June 2010, and a rest

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-19 00:42:55

Sullivan County Ups the Fight Against Fraud

MONTICELLO - The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force announced multiple new arrests in an ongoing effort to root out waste and abuse of the County's Social Services system. Kandiss L. Siegert The Task Force incorporates resources from the District Attorney's Office, the Sheriff's Office and the


Man convicted in burglary at motel

MONTICELLO - A jury in Sullivan County Court has convicted a Monticello man of breaking into a motel room to steal property, District Attorney Jim Farrell said. After a three-day trial and a few hours of deliberation, the jury found Angelo "Deon" Johnson, 40, guilty of second-degree burglary, a felo


Sullivan's welfare fraud crackdown paying dividends

Todora says the "see something, say something" motto applies to rooting out welfare fraud MONTICELLO - With the arrest of four more accused of various forms of welfare fraud, Sullivan County officials say their effort is paying dividends. Taking credit is the county's new Welfare Fraud Task Force.


Monticello man convicted in motel burglary

Johnson MONTICELLO - A Monticello man was convicted in Sullivan County Court on Friday of felony burglary for the crime committed in a motel room in Monticello in November 2016. Sullivan County District Attorney James Farrell said the proof, over the course of the three-day trial established that


Appeals court rejects claim by rapist

KINGSTON - An appeals court has rejected a convicted rapist's attempt to have his sentence as a persistent felon overturned. Luis Ortiz, 51, of Ellenville, was sentenced Oct. 24, 2014 to 20 years to life in prison by Ulster County Judge Donald Williams. The sentence was contingent on the state provi


Nov. 17: Girls diving and swimming roundup

Girls diving State championships Newburgh Free Academy junior Danielle Scarano captured the state public high school and Federation titles on Friday evening in Ithaca. Scarano totaled 495.80 points. "I'm happy I didn't let the nerves get the best of me," Scarano said. Amanda McGraw of Warwick placed

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-18 02:33:04

House fire battled in Wallingford

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Crews were called to a fire at a home in Wallingford early Sunday morning. Officials say the fire broke out around 4 a.m. at 6 Compass Rock Lane. Firefighters believe the blaze began in a bedroom in the home. One person was brought from the scene of the fire to a local ho

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-19 16:40:24

Road Closure Announced For Turkey Trot Road Race In Wallingford

WALLINGFORD, CT - Wallingford Police have announced a road closure that will be in effect during the upcoming Turkey Trot Road Race, which is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Wallingford. The race will take place on Sunday, Nov. 19. Road Closure as follows: Area residents should be mindful that vehi

PATCH - 2017-11-18 15:00:00

Wallingford stands to lose nearly $2 million in budget cuts

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH)-Spending cuts may soon hit a city or town where you live, as Governor Malloy has made it clear, he has no choice. The new state budget calls for millions in cuts to cities and towns. One of the hardest hit was Wallingford, where the mayor was quite surprised to hear about t

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-18 04:24:32

Bagged Leaf Collection Begins Soon In Wallingford

If you haven't bagged up all your leaves yet, there's still (some) time before the town begins its annual leaf collection. WALLINGFORD, CT - If you haven't bagged up all your leaves yet, there's still (some) time before the town begins its annual leaf collection. The Public Works Department, startin

PATCH - 2017-11-18 02:07:40